Public Safety Citizens' Advisory Board

Overview


The Public Safety Citizens' Advisory Board advises the Mayor and City Council through the Police Chief and City Administration regarding various public safety programs, services, policies, budget issues, public information, public relations, criminal activities, and crime prevention programs within the city. The board will promote various activities of the Blue Springs Police Department, including but not limited to, activities related to crime prevention, law enforcement, and advocating of public safety needs. The board will provide Official Recommendations regarding short and long-term public safety planning issues, reviewing parking and traffic activities and animal control ordinances. The board will conduct an annual public safety community forum for the purpose of promoting and advocating public safety programs, services, and initiatives. The Board provides oversight of the 1/2 cent dedicated Public Safety Sales Tax.

Established by Municipal Code Section 120.100


Meetings


The Public Safety Citizens' Advisory Board meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Journagan Room at the Howard L. Brown Public Safety Building.
 

Members


The Board shall consist of six members appointed by the Mayor with the approval and consent of Council:  Two residents from each of the City's three Council Districts for a two year term.  There shall be two non-voting liaisons on the Board:  one youth member who shall be entering their senior year of high school at the time of appointment, and one Councilmember.  The youth member and Councilmember shall serve one-year terms. 
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Board Members
Appointed
Term Expires
Cynthia Savel, Chairman 2019 2020
Robert Morton 2019 2020
     
Members:    
Natalie Beltgens 2019 2021
Cindy Hood 2019 2021
Patrick Mitchell 2018 2020
Robert Morton 2018 2020
Cynthia Savel 2019 2021
Elly Welchert 2019 2020
Olivia Michael (Youth Member; Non-voting) 2018 2019